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Subject: Re: Why not iPod?

Re: Why not iPod?

From: brian hartgen <brian_at_hartgen.org>
Date: 2005-09-23

iTunes is accessible with jaws for windows right now.

Brian Hartgen
E-MAIL: brian@hartgen.org
MSN: brian@hartgen.org
SKYPE: brianhartgen
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sarai" <bucc7465@bellsouth.net>
To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 7:31 PM
Subject: RE: Why not iPod?

> John,
> If you guys make it accessible i.e. it will speak, a lot of blind people
> will be happy, but you also have to make Itunes accessible as well, even
> though there is an alternative program out there to replace Itunes, its
> not that great. If you guys can make it work, I know a lot of blind
> people who will jump up and down. I just hope you do a better job than
> the programmers who made Tiger, the voice application for Apple. Its bad
> to say the least!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On Behalf Of Neon John
> Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 1:23 PM
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Why not iPod?
>
>
> OK, right off the bat, let me say that I despise Apple, Steve Jobs and
> most of what they stand for. Ahem.
>
> That said, is there any reason why the iPod isn't considered for a
> RockBox port? It would seem that with a port of Linux running on the
> thing, there should be enough info out there for a port.
>
> As I scan the racks of even Walmart and see all the nifty accessories
> that work only with an iPod, I have to admit that it would be a nice
> host for RockBox. I'd LOVE to have a set of amplified speakers into
> which my jukebox would simply snap, like those offered by several
> different companies for the iPod.
>
> I don't want to even appear to become an AppleDroid but OTOH, the
> hardware is nice...
>
> John
> ---
> John De Armond
> See my website for my current email address http://www.johngsbbq.com
> Cleveland, Occupied TN
>
Received on Fri Sep 23 21:29:34 2005


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